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New Weissenborn Method for Bassoon, Volume 1

Catalog: 00842426

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For well over a century, students all over the world have learned to play the bassoon using Julius Weissenborn's Practical Bassoon Method. At long last, The New Weissenborn Method for Bassoon presents the complete 1887 publication in an updated, user-friendly version. With over 50 photographs, modern fingering charts, and in-depth instruction on performance basics, instrument care, and reeds, The New Weissenborn Method is a must-have for all bassoon students. Features: · Carefully researched and edited from the original 1887 edition · All lessons and exercises re-engraved · New notes, techniques and terminology introduced before each lesson · Weissenborn's original sections on tenor clef and the speaker keys restored and expanded · Original ornamentation chapter restored with added modern performance practices · Supplementary scale exercises now include all major and minor keys

Table of Contents:
  • 01. Preface
  • 02. History of the Weissenborn Method
  • 03. A Brief History of the Bassoon
  • 04. Parts of the Bassoon
  • 05. Accessories
  • 06. Care of the Bassoon
  • 07. Reeds
  • 08. Producting the Tone
  • 09. Posture and Hand Position
  • 10. Selected Bibliography
  • 11. Works Cited
  • 12. Practical Exercises
  • 13. Major and Minor Scales in All Keys
  • 14. Supplement
  • 15. Glossary of Terms
  • 16. Fingering Chart
  • 17. Trill Fingerings
  • 18. Blank Fingering Chart and Music Staff Paper (for notes)
  • 19. About the Author
Sample Pages
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Composer/Author: Weissenborn/Spaniol
Arranger/Editor: Spaniol, Douglas E.
Catalog Number: 00842426
Pages: 180

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